Podcasts offer a fantastic way to catch up news, listen to radio shows, and get great media delivered right to your computer (they’re like newsreaders for media). Check out these five popular podcast managers and let the entertainment come to you.
gPodder (Windows/Mac/Linux, Free)
Zune (Windows, Free)
Miro (Windows/Mac/Linux, Free)
iTunes (Windows/Mac, Free)
Juice (Windows/Mac/Linux, Free)
This week’s honourable mention nod goes to Google Reader. Many readers already use Google Reader to manage their text-based feeds, so it was a natural extension for them to use it for their podcasts. The interface is simple and spartan, but you can listen to your podcasts right in Google Reader with the basic built-in media player.
Have a favourite podcast manager that didn’t made the Hive Five? Let’s hear about it in the comments.